Study explains why women are more prone to Alzheimer’s disease
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  February 12, 2019  
  Women's Health  
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 Study explains why women are more prone to Alzheimer’s diseaseStudy explains why women are more prone to Alzheimer’s disease
 
A study of 300 elderly individuals who underwent PET scans has revealed that women are more likely to develop the tau and beta-amyloid aggregates in the brain.
 
   Annual Health Checks for WomenAnnual Health Checks for Women
 
Women should be encouraged to have an annual general health check-up to discuss medical history and lifestyle choices and to detect early signs of diseases and enable early interventions when possible.
 
   Diet for Overweight and Obese Pregnant womanDiet for Overweight and Obese Pregnant woman
 
With the rise of the obesity epidemic worldwide, the prevalence of obesity and overweight among pregnant mothers is also on the rise. The prevalence of type 2 diabetes or gestational diabetes as a parallel is also on the rise.
 
 Infections with Genital Mycoplasmas in Women
 
Infections with Genital Mycoplasmas in WomenGenital mycoplasmas are a group comprising the smallest self-replicating organisms that have the capability for cell-free existence. They are characterized by the lack of a rigid cell which confers pleomorphic features upon their cells, but also makes them extremely susceptible to dehydration.
 
 
 More than half a million breast cancer patient's lives saved by improvements in treatment
 
More than half a million breast cancer patient's lives saved by improvements in treatmentLatest U.S. estimates indicate that since 1989, hundreds of thousands of women's lives have been saved by mammography and improvements in breast cancer treatment.
 
 
 Ultra-processed foods are harming your health
 
Ultra-processed foods are harming your healthA new study from French researchers has shown that diets comprising of “ultra-processed” foods are raising the risk of an early death.
 
 
 Inexpensive nutritional supplement for women may help improve growth of fetus
 
Inexpensive nutritional supplement for women may help improve growth of fetusFor women in resource-poor settings, taking a certain daily nutritional supplement before conception or in early pregnancy may provide enough of a boost to improve growth of the fetus, according to a study funded by the National Institutes of Health.
 
 
 Eating breakfast as part of weight-loss strategy “could have the opposite effect”
 
Eating breakfast as part of weight-loss strategy “could have the opposite effect”A new study suggests that eating breakfast as part of a diet could actually lead to weight gain, rather than weight-loss!